A master plan developed by HOK will enable Brunei’s capital city of Bandar Seri Begawan to mitigate flood risks while strengthening its identity and sense of place. “Located on Brunei’s coast, at the confluence of three rivers, Bandar Seri Begawan in recent decades has channelized its river, increased paving cover, and Read More!
My curiosity with our surrounding environment and general sustainability topics was sparked during my high-school education years. I learnt to understand the growing importance and need for people who care about the environment, the future of our planet and its dwindling natural resources. Ultimately, this drove me to study Environmental Read More!
Palace Bridge in s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands, has won the National Steel Award 2016 in the Infrastructure category. Arup provided multidisciplinary services to this bridge designed by Benthem Crouwel Architects and executed by Mobilis. Palace Bridge connects Den Bosch’ historic city center with the Palace Quarter in the south of the Read More!
The Arup-led consortium has held the first collaborative trials of connected and autonomous vehicles between multiple major manufacturers, Jaguar Land Rover, Ford and Tata Motors European Technical Centre. The UK Autodrive team – a consortium of local authorities, leading technology and automotive businesses and academic institutions – will be demonstrating Read More!
A couple of years ago I visited The Crystal and I was amazed by some of the innovative and technological solutions that were showcased that could make it possible for us to live on this planet sustainability. This really opened my eyes to the potential that the built environment could Read More!
McBains Cooper received their BRE Global BIM Business Systems Certification earlier this year and Guy Hammersley, BIM Director at BRE caught up with Director Mark Leeson and BIM Manager Montana Yeomans to find out how this has been reinforcing their existing way of working. How long have you been using BIM in Read More!
Benoy is honoured to announce that LOTTE World Mall, Seoul has been recognised at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Asia Pacific Awards this year. Read More!
As a born and bred Londoner and certified ‘townie’ it was only a matter of time before an interest in the natural environment, sparked from early experiences of being dragged up mountain sides by my parents, took a turn towards the role of the un-natural environment within the world. There are Read More!
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, will present his first Autumn Statement to Parliament next month. This is a golden opportunity for the government to set the tone for its relationship with British business, by pulling out all the stops to support investment, infrastructure improvements, and business confidence. But Read More!
Stocktake of the British Housing Industry The Home Quality Mark (HQM), the independently assessed mark of distinction for new homes, has uncovered the true meaning behind consumers’ house purchasing decisions. Taking stock of British real estate, HQM has found some intriguing factors that newly appeal to UK consumers, which perhaps are very Read More!